Wendy Helen Greene, aged 63, passed this life on October 21,
2017 at her home in Cartersville, GA with her family at her side. Wendy was born January 17, 1954, in
Noblesville, Indiana (raised in Santa Barbara, California) the daughter of
George and Rosemary Burgess.
Wendy was a caring and courageous dedicated mother and grandmother. Family was Wendy’s passion and delight. She lived in Cartersville, GA where she enjoyed spending time daily with her granddaughter’s, Assata and Bryana. The highlight of her week was their Friday Night “Movie Night”. She loved family dinners with her granddaughters, daughter and son-in-law, especially when Norm made Salmon and Cod. Wendy’s son, Doug, was one of her greatest accomplishments so she always loved visits from him as he truly was the emotional mirror of herself. When she wasn’t with family, she enjoyed time with friends, Joy and Billie Joe.
Wendy spent her summers in California at her brother’s home. She enjoyed California and the chance to visit the beach along with her mother, siblings, nieces and nephews. She particularly enjoyed time spent during the summer with nephews Patrick and Andrew. She thought highly and admired Patrick for joining the military and serving our country.
Mrs. Greene is survived by mother, Rosemary Burgess of Santa Barbara, CA; son, Douglas Allen Guy Stearns of Durango, CO; daughter, Trudy Lyn Kendrick and her husband, Norman of Cartersville, GA; brother, Robert Burgess and his wife Mary Ann of Santa Barbara, CA; sisters Dianne Lavenson and her husband Dean of Louisville, KY, Tammy Burgess of Santa Barbara, CA, Karen Burgess of Oregon; Granddaughters Assata and Bryana Christman. Wendy had 3 nieces, Kelsey, April and Summer along with 2 nephews Patrick and Andrew.
Wendy was preceded in Death by husband, Frank Greene III and father George Burgess.
Wendy requested cremation and a private memorial
service. A memorial service will occur
at the family’s home in Cartersville, GA on November 11, 2017. The family wishes to thank those who cared
for her during her last illness, specifically Kindred Hospice. The amount of support and guidance provided
by Kindred Hospice was a Godsend.